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visitorial

[viz-i-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to a visitor; visitatorial.

Origin of visitorial

First recorded in 1805–15; visitor + -ial
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Examples from the Web for visitorial

Historical Examples

  • The first change proposed was with regard to the visitorial power of the crown.

    The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.

    E. Farr and E. H. Nolan

  • The General Assembly shall exercise as heretofore a visitorial power over corporations.

    A short history of Rhode Island

    George Washington Greene